Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins

Step by step recipe:

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    Pour 50 g caster sugar into a non-stick frying pan, distribute it evenly over the whole surface, and put onto high heat.
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    After a while the sugar starts to melt...
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    ... and becomes caramel.
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    Then add 100 g flaked almonds.
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    Turn down heat, and stir to coat almonds with caramel.
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    As soon as the almonds are well caramelized, remove from heat and tip them onto a baking sheet or a sheet of non-stick cooking parchment.
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    Leave to cool, then crush coarsely with a rolling pin.
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    Put 200 g Stewed apple (compote) in a small bowl.
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    Add raisins and almonds to stewed apples and mix well.
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    Spread out circle of puff pastry (or roll out thinly if in a block).

    Preheat oven to 200°C or 392°F.
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    Cut out circles of 10 cm diameter approximately (minimum) and place on a baking sheet.
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    With a brush soaked in water, wet all round the edge of each pastry circle to help "weld" the join.
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    Put a teaspoon of the apple mixture onto each circle.
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    Then fold over each circle to form the turnover.
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    Press the edge to seal well.
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    Glaze each turnover with beaten egg-yolk, to help them colour during cooking.
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    You can, with the point of a knife, cut a small design on the top of the turnovers, it might not show much now, but will after cooking.
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    Put in the oven for 15/20 minutes (watch for colouring), then leave to cool on a wire rack.

Remarks:

For very small turnovers you can roll the large circle of puff pastry out even thinner before cutting out small circles.

Source:

Home made

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